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Hot Topics: A lesson in raising up a handy young man

Hot Topics: A lesson in raising up a handy young man

October 21st, 2013 11:39 am by Kris Hey

The benefit goes way beyond raising a boy to be handy around the house. My husband and son look forward to their time together, fixing and making things, while also building that critical father-son bond.

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Five bucks + five minutes = Halloween for real people

Five bucks + five minutes = Halloween for real people

October 21st, 2013 11:18 am by Paula Sirois

Whatever you do, don’t do it. Force yourself if you must, but do not look at Pinterest during October. You may even have to avoid Facebook; it depends on the kinds of friends you follow. Are they crafty? If so, off goes the computer.

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 21st, 2013 8:17 am by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

October 18th, 2013 12:17 pm by Staff Report

Halloween can be full of potential dangers. Join us to learn how to protect yourself and your "little goblins." FREE!

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Milligan students, staff cast ‘Godspell’

Milligan students, staff cast ‘Godspell’

October 18th, 2013 12:08 pm by Entertainment Staff

Based on the Gospel of Matthew and featuring a sparkling score by Stephen Schwartz, “Godspell” boasts a string of well-loved songs, led by the international hit “Day By Day.”

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Free Women's Safety Awareness Workshop

Free Women's Safety Awareness Workshop

October 17th, 2013 2:29 pm by Staff Report

Have you ever been a situation where you found yourself afraid but didn't know what to do such as being approached by a suspicious person in a parking lot or feeling that you're being followed? When you arrive at home do you take the time to look around?

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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 2:17 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

October 17th, 2013 2:13 pm by Debra McCown

The number of kids in foster care is growing, said Leslie May, spokeswoman for Cap the Gap, a local nonprofit that helps to cover expenses for foster kids so they’re able to have more normal lives.

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Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

October 15th, 2013 2:35 pm by Jill L. Reed

“Well …,” the hostess said with some hesitation. “We could use some sweets, but they need to be gluten-free.” Hmmm. I have never been tasked to make something gluten-free. Some things I make just happen to be made that way, but they are not usually.

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Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

October 15th, 2013 1:59 pm by Roger Bloom

In August, 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi inadvertently bit into a peanut-butter treat at a Northern California summer camp, had a severe allergic reaction and died. It is the kind of awful story that brings just about any parent to tears.

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